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The Tourist's Flora

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Ferns

Of the British Islands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and the Italian Islands

By J Woods

1850 - London - Reeve, Benham and Reeve.

9" by 6"; lxxxii, 503pp, [1], 16pp 


 

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A work on flowering plants and ferns in Europe.

This work discusses flora in the British Islands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and the Italian Islands.

Written by English Quaker and botanist, Joseph Woods. Woods was a fellow of the Linnean society in recognition of his original research. A genus of fern, 'Woodsia' is named in his honour.

This work is a descriptive catalogue of many plants drawing from his own excursions in Europe and the British Isles.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding with blind stamping to the board edges. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the extremities as well as to the head and tail of spine. Spine has faded slightly, particularly at the gilt stamping. Front hinge is weak and may detach with further handling. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, dated 1873. Rear hinge is tender. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age toned to the edges with the odd spots throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY.


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